13 Of The Weirdest Conventions From Around The World

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1. Celebrity Impersonator Convention

The annual event draws talented celebrity impersonators from all over the world. Be all the “Bono” you can be.

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2. Twins Days

Held annually in Twinsburg, Ohio, Twins Days is open to identical and fraternal twins of all ages and will be sure to leave you seeing double.

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3. Anthrocon

Billed as the largest anthopomorphic, or more commonly, “furry,” convention in the world, Anthrocon is held annually in Pittsburgh, Pa. and drew over 5,000 attendees in 2012.

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4. World Toilet Summit & Expo

Definitely worth checking out if bidets and the latest in computer toilet technology pique your interest.

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5. Sideshow World

Held in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the goal of Sideshow World is to preserve the time honored traditions of sideshows and to promote the future of the sideshow.

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6. Lebowski Fest

Fans of the cult classic “The Big Lebowski” gather every year to celebrate as The Dude would.

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7. Revival Fest

Held annually in Texas, Revival Festival brings you back to the ’50s as celebrants rock on to Rockabilly.

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8. Parkes Elvis Festival

Held in Australia (of all places), the Parkes Elvis Festival celebrates the life and music of the King of Rock with impersonators and musical performances.

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9. Steampunk World Fair

Ever wish technology today weren’t so sleek and chamfered? Well steampunk might be just for you. Held every year in Somerset or Piscataway, NJ, the Steampunk World Fair brings technology back to an aestheticize version of the Victorian age.

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10. Redhead Day

Redheads gather in Breda, Netherlands every September for a two-day festival, but may eventually have to change host cities because the event has become too popular.

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11. International UFO Congress

Researchers, enthusiasts and all other manner of UFO aficionados gather annually to unravel the mystery of whether or not we’re truly alone in the universe.

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12. TattooFest

TattooFest is held annually in Tampa Bay, Fl. and draws tattoo artists and enthusiasts from around the world for tattoo competitions and all things ink.

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13. Twilight Conventions

Yes, this is a thing. Which team are you?

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